This Spicy Cheesy Broccoli Recipe is the perfect easy side dish for those busy nights. When you're rushing around and on the go, you still need to eat your vegetables and create a balanced meal! Kids and adults alike will love this Firecracker Broccoli with Cheese paired with Tombstone Pizza Cheesy Broccoli is a side dish the entire family will ask for again and again.

Spicy Cheesy Broccoli Recipe (Firecracker Broccoli with Cheese)

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make broccoli with cheese, how to make cheesy broccoli, spicy broccoli recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Becky Hardin - The Cookie Rookie
This Spicy Cheesy Broccoli Recipe is the perfect easy side dish for those busy nights. When you're rushing around and on the go, you still need to eat your vegetables! Kids and adults alike will love this Firecracker Broccoli with Cheese that anyone can make, and everyone will love. Cheesy Broccoli is a side dish the entire family will ask for again and again.
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Ingredients

  • 2 large Broccoli Heads
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 4 tablespoons Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon Sriracha optional
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice about one lime
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes optional
  • 1/4 cup shredded pepper jack cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F
  • Chop a 2 heads of broccoli into florets and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the oil, sweet chili sauce, sriracha (optional), and lime juice.
  • Add your broccoli in in batches, coating completely in the sauce, and then transfer to a baking sheet and lie in a single layer.
  • Season generously with salt and pepper to taste. (for extra kick, add some red pepper flakes!)
  • Sprinkle with shredded pepper jack cheese.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until charred and cooked to tender.
  • Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 195mg | Potassium: 970mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 42.3% | Vitamin C: 332.9% | Calcium: 19.4% | Iron: 13.4%